Coming with a 2.0-litre petrol motor, 2021 Maserati Levante Hybrid works with a 48 V hybrid system that is putting out a maximum of 330 HP. It is a first electrified SUV, that follows in the footsteps of the Ghibli Hybrid. This automobile rolled on to its sale two years ago, but now the carmakers have made some been tweaked and preened to make it a tough competition against the latest Porsche Cayenne, Range Rover Sport et al.
The Maserati Levante Hybrid operates on a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that works with a 48 V hybrid system which will help you recover energy during deceleration and braking. It makes a maximum of 330 HP and 450 Nm of peak torque (delivered from 2250 RPM). This SUV is available only with all-wheel drive which can do the 0-100 km/hr run in 6 seconds flat and top out at 240 km/hr. Moreover, the Maserati Levante Hybrid weighs less than its 6-cylinder equivalent and proves to have better weight distribution because of its placement of its battery at the rear.
Moving on the exteriors, the Levante Hybrid launch version is displayed in a new metallic tri-coat colour called Azzurro Astro. This shade is available as part of the brand’s customisation programme, Maserati Fuoriserie. Being a hybrid car, the Italian carmakers has used distinctive elements throughout its design and built. On the outside, the trio of side air ducts, logo on the C-pillar and brake calipers come in blue. Its interiors is available in the embroidered seams of the seats that are also blue.
In addition, the Levante Hybrid comes with distinctive features such as Maserati Connect which will alert you when a service is due (among other things), while using the Maserati Connect App, Amazon Alexa or Google Assist, owners can stay in contact with their car at all times.
The 2021 Maserati Levante Hybrid is expected to be launched in India soon and expand its lineup which includes the Ghibli and Quattroporte. Also, the carmakers have begun accepting bookings for the MC20 supercar in India.